Program Officer

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  • Added Date: Tuesday, 19 July 2022
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About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a global development organization, with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our team of professionals includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment, and research. FHI 360 operates from over 60 offices with more than 4000 employees in the United States and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at all levels and our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to have a lasting impact on the people, communities, and countries we serve by improving the lives of millions. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Officer for the Ethiopiaโ€™s Healthy Behaviors Activity. This position will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Project Description:

The Ethiopiaโ€™s Healthy Behaviors Activity project implemented by FHI360 and funded by USAID will support the Ethiopia Government and a broader set of stakeholders to design, implement, and evaluate SBC strategies that, strengthen comprehensive health knowledge and skills, foster community support for health action, shift harmful social and gender norms, increase provider motivations and skills to provide client-centered services, and engender institutional commitment and capacity to lead this change.

Job Summary:

The Program Officer will support the management and execution of the Healthy Behaviors Activity. They will work with the Healthy Behaviors Activity Chief of Party and other staff to implement the project. Collects, compiles, and analyzes information relevant to programs. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of the project while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops/reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables.


  • Provides support to program management such as coordination of activities, troubleshooting, updates work plans, administrative support and monitors program activities.
  • Ensures timely implementation of the Healthy Behaviors Activity, and monitors project activities against work plans. Tracks performance against Financial Cost Objective (FCO) ID, project timelines, budget, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Facilitates communication by answering implementing partner inquires and liaising with FHI 360 HQ, government officials, USAID, and other local, regional, and international stakeholders.
  • Reviews and contributes to work plans; provides support to programs by writing and/or reviewing reports on a quarterly basis.
  • Supports program teams administratively to provide high quality deliverables
  • Documents and shares project accomplishments, challenges, and lessons learned among internal and external partners through knowledge management (KM) products, for example, articles, blog entries and personal interest stories.
  • Facilitates the project event coordination and logistics.

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